News

  • RBC and brokers in the same boat? by Vernon Clement Jones | 24 May 2012

    Rising revenue, but dwindling profits. It’s the primary challenge facing Canadian mortgage lenders and brokers, and now new results suggest RBC is no exception. read more

  • Street 'doubles' broker market share by Vernon Clement Jones | 24 May 2012

    Street Capital has effectively doubled its percentage share of broker originations in the first quarter compared to a year earlier. read more

  • Brokers give gov't failing grade on mortgage policies: Poll by | 24 May 2012

    Despite the fact that the recent federal budget left mortgage regulations untouched, are brokers satisfied with how the government has handled the mortgage market? read more

  • Broker honoured for work in the community by | 24 May 2012

    An Alberta broker has been honoured for his work helping low-income women improve their financial literacy skills. read more

  • BMO's 2.99 gamble pays off by Vernon Clement Jones | 23 May 2012

    It’s a gamble that may well have paid off, with BMO’s 2.99 per cent five-year fixed helping grow its mortgage book by $1.2 billion in the second quarter, according to the big bank’s latest financials. read more

  • CMHC: Brokers grow market share by Vernon Clement Jones | 23 May 2012

    Ah, progress. Mortgage brokers grabbed a bigger share of the overall pie this year, according to the CMHC’s annual consumer market report. read more

  • MAC's trifecta of brand building by | 23 May 2012

    Over the spring and summer months Canadians will be hearing a lot of Mortgage Alliance on the radio. And the company wouldn't have it any other way. read more

  • More fuel thrown on the housing bubble fire by | 22 May 2012

    Despite evidence to the contrary, one international economic body says Canada must raise interest rates sooner rather than later to avoid a housing bubble collapse. read more

  • Getting the most out your conference time by | 22 May 2012

    One of the benefits of attending conferences for brokers is the opportunity to meet with others in the industry. With this in mind, The Mortgage Summit has announced a tool designed to help brokers get the most out their time at Canada’s only independent business event for the Canadian mortgage brokering industry. read more

  • MBABC appoints new president by | 22 May 2012

    Jared Dreyer has been appointed President of the Mortgage Brokers Association of British Columbia (MBABC). read more